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Ukrainian soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska taking a curtain call wrapped in her country’s flag

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Anna Netrebko performs at the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow, Russia. September 2021

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Brenda Rae as Zerbinetta in Strauss's Ariadne auf Naxos

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Classic FM broadcast ‘A Concert for Ukraine’ from New York’s Met Opera

Classic FM broadcasts ‘A Concert for Ukraine’ from New York’s Met Opera